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Doggie desserts: Ben & Jerry’s enters the pet food business

Doggie desserts: Ben & Jerry’s enters the pet food business

Think your dog deserves dessert? So does Ben & Jerry’s. The venerable Vermont ice cream company said Monday it’s introducing a line of frozen dog treats, its first foray into…

Think you know which doughnut was Canada’s favourite? It depends where you live

Think you know which doughnut was Canada’s favourite? It depends where you live

By Charlie Carey One of Canada’s favourite coffee shops has released its top doughnut result of 2020, and depending on where you live, the answer might shock you. The Boston…

McDonald’s sells ‘Spam burger’ – with cookie crumbs – in China

McDonald’s sells ‘Spam burger’ – with cookie crumbs – in China

McDonald’s is selling a sandwich made of Spam topped with crushed Oreo cookies Monday in China in an attention-grabbing move that has raised eyebrows. Global brands from restaurants to automakers…

Get lost 2020: Some things to leave behind, with caveats

Get lost 2020: Some things to leave behind, with caveats

Zoom, Zoom and Zoom. Masks, masks and masks. Sourdough starter and short-order cooking. In these “troubled times,” in our sweat pants and the isolation we endure “out of an abundance…

Mike Pence unveiled NASA’s 18 new astronauts, including 1st woman, next man on moon

Mike Pence unveiled NASA’s 18 new astronauts, including 1st woman, next man on moon

NASA has named the 18 astronauts — half of them women — who will train for its Artemis moon-landing program. The first woman and next man on the moon will…

Doggie desserts: Ben & Jerry’s enters the pet food business

Doggie desserts: Ben & Jerry’s enters the pet food business

ByByThe Canadian PressJanuary 13, 2021

Think your dog deserves dessert? So does Ben & Jerry’s. The venerable Vermont ice cream company said Monday it’s introducing a line of frozen dog treats, its first foray into…

Think you know which doughnut was Canada’s favourite? It depends where you live

Think you know which doughnut was Canada’s favourite? It depends where you live

ByByCanadian Evergreen StaffJanuary 5, 2021

By Charlie Carey One of Canada’s favourite coffee shops has released its top doughnut result of 2020, and depending on where you live, the answer might shock you. The Boston…

McDonald’s sells ‘Spam burger’ – with cookie crumbs – in China

McDonald’s sells ‘Spam burger’ – with cookie crumbs – in China

ByByAssociated PressDecember 21, 2020

McDonald’s is selling a sandwich made of Spam topped with crushed Oreo cookies Monday in China in an attention-grabbing move that has raised eyebrows. Global brands from restaurants to automakers…

Cheers: Cannabis-infused beverages are on the rise

Cheers: Cannabis-infused beverages are on the rise

ByByCanadian Evergreen StaffDecember 2, 2020

By Ainsley Smith Since the spring of 2020, Canadian weed enthusiasts looking to quench their thirst have been able to purchase cannabis-infused drinks at local dispensaries or have them delivered…

Don’t order out: Dive into Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook

Don’t order out: Dive into Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook

ByByAssociated PressNovember 11, 2020

Jamie Oliver knows one of the biggest obstacles home cooks face isn’t the drudgery of shopping, the chore of chopping or the mess of washing up. It’s delivery apps. What…

National Cappuccino Day, the homemade way

National Cappuccino Day, the homemade way

ByByAssociated PressNovember 8, 2020

For those who feel that one day, National Coffee Day (Sept. 29), is simply not enough to honor one of the most celebrated steamy beverages, Nov. 8 marks National Cappuccino…

Get lost 2020: Some things to leave behind, with caveats

Get lost 2020: Some things to leave behind, with caveats

ByByAssociated PressDecember 9, 2020

Zoom, Zoom and Zoom. Masks, masks and masks. Sourdough starter and short-order cooking. In these “troubled times,” in our sweat pants and the isolation we endure “out of an abundance…

Mike Pence unveiled NASA’s 18 new astronauts, including 1st woman, next man on moon

Mike Pence unveiled NASA’s 18 new astronauts, including 1st woman, next man on moon

ByByAssociated PressDecember 9, 2020

NASA has named the 18 astronauts — half of them women — who will train for its Artemis moon-landing program. The first woman and next man on the moon will…

Cannabis Gifts for the Holidaze

Cannabis Gifts for the Holidaze

ByByCanadian Evergreen StaffNovember 19, 2020

By Ryan Hook It’s been a doozy of a year, especially for cannabis! With the holidays ramping up, let’s end the year with a toke. Whether you’re stocking up for…

The perfect on-the-go cannabis kit

The perfect on-the-go cannabis kit

ByByCanadian Evergreen StaffNovember 10, 2020

By Ainsley Smith Whether you’re new to the world of smoking weed or you’re a seasoned pro, it’s crucial to ensure that you’re always prepared — whether you’re at home,…

Mars jumps out from the night sky across the West Coast

Mars jumps out from the night sky across the West Coast

ByByKendra CrightonOctober 10, 2020

With Mars at its brightest in 15 years and two full moons – October is a great month to look up. Mallory Thorp, a PhD student in the department of…

WATCH: This family will soon be cultivating the largest sun-grown cannabis harvest in Canada

WATCH: This family will soon be cultivating the largest sun-grown cannabis harvest in Canada

ByByAshley WadhwaniSeptember 29, 2020

From cherries and apples to ginseng and peaches, farming has been a generational thread tying the Geen family together for more than 100 years. Based in the Okanagan, the family…

Hong Kong’s first CBD cafe opens, without breaking any laws

Hong Kong’s first CBD cafe opens, without breaking any laws

ByByAssociated PressSeptember 21, 2020

HONG KONG — Cannabis may be illegal in Hong Kong, but a new cafe is offering a range of food and drinks that contain parts of the cannabis plant without…

Here’s a COVID-19 compliant Cannanaskis tour to K-country

Here’s a COVID-19 compliant Cannanaskis tour to K-country

ByByCanadian Evergreen StaffSeptember 17, 2020

Travellers looking for a unique kind of trip can now take a cannabis tour in the comfort of a tour van while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Kananaskis Country and…

There is probably going to be a new source of northern lights in Iqaluit

There is probably going to be a new source of northern lights in Iqaluit

ByByThe Canadian PressSeptember 14, 2020

There are going to be new source of northern lights if Iqualuit city council get its way and the northern territory gets its first retail cannabis store. Iqaluit city council…

Researchers think THC in cannabis could treat deadly COVID complication

Researchers think THC in cannabis could treat deadly COVID complication

ByByCanadian Evergreen StaffAugust 31, 2020

By Lucas Daprile The State COLUMBIA, S.C. — Top University of South Carolina researchers think the chemical in marijuana that induces a “high” may be effective in treating a potentially…

Head OutSide this summer for a Vancouver culinary adventure!

Head OutSide this summer for a Vancouver culinary adventure!

ByByJennifer BlythAugust 25, 2020

West Coast summer dining just got better! In an al fresco celebration made for summer, Tourism Vancouver, with community partners, invites you to sip and savour a taste of the…

Plan to hike and get high? Here’s some wisdom from the trail

Plan to hike and get high? Here’s some wisdom from the trail

ByByCanadian Evergreen StaffAugust 25, 2020

As we near the end of summer, there are only so many more opportunities to get out and enjoy the wonders of nature before the weather turns cold. Whether it’s…